Configuration.DTE Property

 

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

DTE DTE { get; }

Property Value

Type: EnvDTE.DTE

A DTE object.

In Visual Studio, the DTE object is the root of the automation model, which other object models often call "Application".

public void CodeExample(DTE2 dte, AddIn addin)
{   // Make sure you have a solution loaded into Visual Studio
    // before running the following example.
    try
    {
        Project prj;
        Configuration config; 
        ConfigurationManager configmgr;
        if (dte.Solution.Projects.Count > 0)
        {
            prj = dte.Solution.Projects.Item(1);
            config = prj.ConfigurationManager.ActiveConfiguration;
            // Returning the Configuration type constant.
            MessageBox.Show(config.Type.ToString());
            // Returns the ConfigurationManager containing the active configuration.
            configmgr = config.Collection;
            // Returns the application containing this active configuration.
            MessageBox.Show(config.DTE.Name);
        }
    }
    catch(Exception ex)
    {
        MessageBox.Show(ex.Message);
    }
}
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